There is baseball, softball, powerlifting and track on the schedule on this game day Thursday (February 21), weather permitting.
The #10 ranked Wildcats’ baseball team will be opening the regular season at a familiar place, Tyler’s Mike Carter Field at the Rose City Classic. The Wildcats are scheduled to play five games over three days. On Thursday, the Wildcats are scheduled to play host Tyler Lee in a game that started at 10 a.m. The Wildcats are also scheduled to take on Lindale Thursday at noon. The Wildcats draw Amarillo Friday at 4 p.m. They also have back to back games scheduled on Saturday, The Wildcats face Waxahachie at 10 a.m. and then Forney at noon. Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack, beginning his 14th season at Sulphur Springs, is hoping the weather cooperates so the Wildcats can get in most if not all of their scheduled games.
The Lady Cats’ softball team, 6-0 so far this season, are scheduled to open play Thursday in the 20th annual Allen Varsity Invitational Softball Tournament. The Lady Cats are scheduled to play five games over three days. Thursday the Lady Cats will face Celina at 1 p.m. at Allen Station 4. The Lady Cats also play Longview and McKinney on Friday and Coppell and Frisco Lone Star on Saturday. In their first tournament of the season last week, the Lady Cats won all five games they played in the Sulphur Springs Varsity Softball Tournament.
The Wildcats and Lady Cats’ track teams are scheduled to have their first meet of the season Thursday at Mount Pleasant. Field events are scheduled to get underway at 4 p.m. Wildcats and Lady Cats’ athletes are preparing for the district meet coming up April 3-4 at Royse City.
Meanwhile Wildcats Powerlifting Coach Casey Jeter is taking seven lifters to a last chance qualifiers meet in Maud Thursday. Coach Jeter said the lifters are either ranked high in the region or they are just outside those that are ranked high enough to currently qualify for a regional spot.